STEREO's Ongoing Mission to See the Sun from All Sides

  • Released Thursday, September 20, 2012
  • Updated Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 8:02AM
  • ID: 3993

In 2012, the two STEREO spacecraft, Ahead (STEREO-A) and Behind (STEREO-B) continue on their orbits around the Sun. For the next several years, the spacecraft will be positioned to observe the side of the Sun not visible from the Earth.


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DE421 (A.K.A. JPL DE421)
SPICE Ephemerides (A.K.A. SPICE Ephemerides)

Satellite and planetary ephemerides

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